The Causes And Consequences Of Divorce Essay

1028 Words Oct 26th, 2015 5 Pages
When I was little, I almost went through what any other child would fear of going through, watching their parents get a divorce. Of course I did not completely understand what it meant, but I had an aspect of its connotation. I pleaded my parents not to put me through that pain and not to do it because I knew they loved each other. At the end they did not end up divorcing, but that does not mean the world stopped spinning, because divorce is a frequent thing that just so happens to occur in our everyday lives, and it does not go away. Divorce is more common within younger couples, but it was not as common than it was in the 20th century. There are five main causes in why divorce occurs: one another commits adultery, money problems, the roles of women have changed, stress and a lack of communication.
To begin with, divorce commonly happens because one or sometimes both of the both partners commit adultery. Adultery can be defined as "The voluntary sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than his or her spouse. The consent of both parties and penetration are required for adultery to exist." Infidelity refers to someone being disloyal to another person. For example, committing adultery is an example of infidelity. Redmond, Jodee. "Rates of Divorce for Adultery and Infidelity." Love to Know. Web. 20 Oct. 2015>. According to Katherine Eisold Miller, Adultery by a woman was often viewed more seriously and punished more harshly than if committed by a man. This…

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